Elliott School Scholarships

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Alyssa Johnson, 2012 Victor Murdock Scholar, works in the Sunflower newspaper office. Johnson graduated from Sterling High School. 


Victor Murdock Scholarship

The $5,000 Victor Murdock Scholarship ($1,250/year) is awarded to an entering college freshman who intends to major in journalism at Wichita State University. Applications are due by Jan. 31, 2014.
Apply for the 2014 Victor Murdock Scholarship.


Scholarships for returning Elliott School students

Applications for 2014 Elliott School of Communication Scholarships are available. The ESC has a generous scholarship program, so take the time and initiative to apply. Here are the steps.

  1. Complete the WSU Liberal Arts & Sciences scholarship application.
  2. Complete the Elliott School general scholarship application
  3. You will also need the following supporting materials:
  • Resume (Please be specific about relevant communication experience, including internships and other professional experience.)
  • One-page letter of application to the scholarship committee. Please include information about financial need and other scholarships you're receiving if applicable.
  • Transcripts from WSU and any other colleges (unofficial transcripts are acceptable)

Turn in the scholarship application form and materials before 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014.


Sullivan Higdon & Sink Fellowship

Students who want to apply for the Sullivan Higdon & Sink Fellowship also need to fill out one additional application.